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'Rocky Jones, Space Ranger' - Beyond the curtain of space (1954)




'Rocky Jones, Space Ranger' - Beyond the curtain of space (1954)
Chapter I, II & III aired weekly beginning April 10th, 1954.
Reedited into feature length TV film "Beyond the moon".

Half hour episodes were usually grouped into stories that consisted of three 'chapters' that were broadcast on successive weeks. A few of the stories were complete in one episode.
Thirty six of these were grouped into 12 three-episode stories, and three were complete in one episode. Many of the three-episode stories were edited into feature length films for television. (Wikipedia)


Audio/Visual sound, color

Reviews

Reviewer: DiamondPaul - - November 12, 2008
Subject: unprintables in the title
Also there are unprintable characters in the title (under Windows XP IE7)
Reviewer: 2muchtv - - September 13, 2008
Subject: Was that innuendo I saw?
Richard Crane (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0186415) veteran serial player, heads up this "D" list cast for fun and frolic in outer space. Sally Mansfield is quite young, stunning in her "cross your heart bra" space outfit and amazingly liberated for the era, frequently asserting that girls *do* belong in rocket ships.

If you are familiar with the famous ending from "North by Northwest" you might enjoy the last few moments of part one. Rocky argues that women don't belong in space but Winky replies "she's going to come in mighty handy…" just as we cut to an exterior shot of the Orbit Jet fully inserting itself into the space station "landing tube." Hmmm… might handy indeed…
Reviewer: Classic_TV_and_Radio_Fan - - September 11, 2008
Subject: I Didn't Upload This
Man, this is a really good kids show! Very classy and cute!! Slightly Silly but utterly wonderful! Way better than "Captain Video"!
Reviewer: Jungle Jane - - September 5, 2008
Subject: sci fi goodness
Thanks for the Rocky Jones, I love this series and it's nice to see the individual episodes instead of the movie compilations. I feel it was the best of the space adventure shows on tv in it's era beating out Flash Gordon and the rest. The side characters were well fleshed out and not just there to be rescued by Rocky every week. The costuming, sets and effects were fairly well done considering it's tv origins. The villains were always great, my favorite being Cleolanta. I would have given five stars except for the video resolution was a little lacking.
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